Vancouver Coastal Health

Clinic Nurse (RN) - InSite

Job Description

Job Title: Clinic Nurse (RN)

Work Site:

 

Supervised Injection Site (InSite), Downtown Eastside (DTES) - Vancouver, BC
Status: Temporary Full Time - Vacation Relief
Start Date: As soon as possible until approximately June 2023
Salary: $36.23 - $47.58 per hour 

Hours:

 

0845-1800 / 1745-0300

Days off: Rotating

Reference#: 162649-jzh

 

Come work as a Clinic Nurse with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for Registered Nurse to join the Supervised Injection Site team in the Downtown Eastside, Vancouver, BC. Apply today to join our team!

 

As a Clinic Nurse at the Supervised Injection Site you will:

  • Provides on-going health care in a multi-disciplinary clinic setting to clients of all ages with a variety of acute and chronic illnesses/diseases, including communicable diseases, addictions and general health issues.
  • Collaborates with interdisciplinary team members, educational resources and other health care professionals/providers to achieve excellence in client-centered care and education.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education & Experience

  • Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
  • Training in community health nursing, plus 2 years’ recent acute care or community health nursing experience in a clinic setting, working with marginalized youth and clients, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Working knowledge of community health nursing theory and practice within a client/family-centered approach.
  • Working knowledge of the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM) standards of practice for nursing.
  • Working knowledge of theory and established practices and procedures of professional nursing care for acutely, chronically and terminally ill clients.
  • Working knowledge of facilitation, mediation, and conflict resolution techniques, and demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated case management, teaching/training, clinical support and consultation skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to provide physical, psychological and educationally supportive care and counseling.
  • Ability to work effectively in an interdisciplinary team environment.
  • Demonstrated Skill in CPR Techniques.
  • Ability to prioritize, work independently, and use a cooperative approach to program delivery.
  • Ability to carry out the physical demands of the job.

The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes.

As per the current Public Health Orders (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Officer Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Proof of vaccination status will be required.

WHY JOIN VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH?


VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.

  • Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan
  • Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
  • Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families
  • Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed.

We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2022.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.


***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the https://my.vch.ca/working-here/job-postings site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.

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